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What “Deuce” Taught Me About Being Faithful

Any of us who were involved in high school athletics in Western Pennsylvania in the last half of the 20th century must raise a glass today in memory of one of the true legends of the era, Lawrence “Deuce” Skurcenski, who passed away earlier this week at the age of 73. Deuce was a guy […]

The First Day of School, A Woman, A Well, and Redemption

Well, it’s the first week of school across Louisiana, as my Facebook feed has told me over the past few days, and as an expectant father I’ve been looking at these pictures with more interest than in years past (no offense to my friends, I hope) as my mind has gone to the idea that […]

It’s Just a Shoe…Right?

Well, it happened far sooner than I expected. Which, I guess, is a good thing, for I know that, as much as I may not want it to be the case, this will not be the last time that it occurs – although I was expecting it to happen AFTER Baby Girl Oliver comes in […]